Archiving of files can be done by using a free open source software called 7Zip. It can place group of files in a compressed container. Though 7-zip uses its own 7z archive format, it can read and write many other archive formats. It is supported by both command line interface and graphical user interface. It was developed by Igor Pavlov and released in 1999.
Features of 7Zip v4.54 Beta
This software can be used with Windows, Linux, macOS operating systems. It has a high compression ratio in 7z format.
7Zip is integrated with windows shell, exclusively powerful file manager and command line version.
While unpacking the files with corrupted filenames there is a provision of renaming the files. Order of File names will be ignored in command line interface.
Back-up facility is provided for removable disks such as writable CD’s and DVD’s. volumes of dynamically variable sizes exist in this app.
It supports multiple core CPU threading which has the ability to execute multiple processes or threads concurrently.
AES-256 which is the strong encryption can be seen in 7z and zip formats. The following are formats that support packing and unpacking: 7z, XZ, TAR, ZIP, WIM, BZIP2, GZIP.
It has the facility of self-extracting of single volume archives so that there is no need to install a suitable extractor on the target computer.
It also supports plug-ins for FAR manager and 87 languages are localized in this.
There is no need to register and pay for 7-zip. It can be used on any computer, even a computer in the commercial organization.
How to download 7Zip?
Now install 7Zip on your computer by clicking on the link given below in the article.